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Tips & Techniques > Use a glue gun when you shorten a zipper

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Posted on: 11/21/02 6:17 PM
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This seems to work better than stitiching across, for some reason. It may take a bit of pratice to apply only a small bead of glue instead of a big glob.

Added note: This works best when you shorten a zipper from the bottom, and I generally do it on plastic coil or invisible zippers.

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Kathiepow said... (7/5/05 9:32 AM) Reply
Just what I wanted to hear!
Coker said... (2/24/04 10:53 PM) Reply
GREAT idea. Works well.
Rustybobn said... (11/25/02 4:05 PM) Reply
Sorry Phyllis, I hate it when I spell someone's name wrong!
Rustybobn said... (11/25/02 4:04 PM) Reply
Phillis, Are you shortening from the top or the bottom of the zipper? Is it a regular coil zipper?
said... (11/22/02 10:27 PM) Reply
Way cool idea!!! And here I only thought glue guns were useful for hems!! (But only when I've run out of staples...)
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